Bushism of the Day.

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Dec. 7 2004 4:58 PM

Bushism of the Day

"I always jest to people, the Oval Office is the kind of place where people stand outside, they're getting ready to come in and tell me what for, and they walk in and get overwhelmed by the atmosphere. And they say 'man, you're looking pretty.' "—Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 2004

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